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Support For Patients With Neurological Disease

Support For Patients With Neurological Disease

The NHS in Scilly says extra support is being offered for patients living with long-term neurological conditions such as motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and spina bifida. Two Neurology Care Advisors have been recruited in Cornwall to work within the neuro-rehabilitation service. Their role will be  to provide advice and support and they will offer patients […]

Scilly MP Says Scrap NHS Reforms

Scilly MP Says Scrap NHS Reforms

Scilly’s MP is calling for the Government to scrap plans for reform of the NHS. Andrew George told the Commons that, as such substantial changes were needed to the plans to give private companies and charities a chance to run health services, it would ‘take the guts out’ of plans. It was therefore better not […]

Farewell to Scilly GP

Farewell to Scilly GP

After 10 years as a Scilly GP, Dr Dougal Jefferies retirement has been marked with a musical evening featuring folk band ‘Six Wet Fsh’ at the Old Town Inn. Dougal says he’s enjoyed being close to community and seeing youngsters grow up. He’s also proud to have been involved with the birth of a number […]